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e-Shabda is owned by Cygnet Enterprise Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as Company). The Company is registered in India and the services that we offer are governed by the applicable laws of India. No warranties of any kind are provided to the compliance of the information shown on these websites. Accessing our websites is conditional on your agreement and all information contained in it and all matters which arise between you and us will be governed by the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 or any amendment thereof. Access is further conditional on your agreement that any dispute or matter which arises between you and us will be dealt with exclusively by the Courts of Ahmedabad, Gujarat and E-SHABDA reserves the right to deny access to our websites without any further notice.
You are offered to access the sites under condition that you won’t modify the terms, conditions, and notices mentioned below. There is an agreement created for you regarding the usage of our site, including:
This website is for your personal and non-commercial use. The content and information used on the site includes price and availability of services and the background used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to E-SHABDA. Accordingly, as a condition of using or website, you agree not to use its contents or information for any commercial or non-personal purpose. In addition, whether or not you have a commercial purpose, you agree not to:
We shall not be liable for any loss or damage of whatever nature, which may arise directly or indirectly, from the use of any of the information or material contained in our website and access any other information or material via web links from these websites. These exclusions of liability apply only to the extent permitted by law and, except for information or material accessed via our website or supplied by an identified Third Party, which is consistent with our applicable booking conditions. If any of these exclusions, in whole or part, is found to be unlawful, void or for any other reason unenforceable, that exclusion or part of the exclusion shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the other exclusion(s) or part(s) of the exclusion(s) in question.
The website of E-SHABDA makes every effort to ensure that any materials or rates displayed on this website are accurate at the date of issue. Changes in market conditions or circumstances may occur after the issue date which may make information displayed on this website no longer accurate or no longer reflect the current position. The team of E-SHABDA, hereby expresses disclaims to any representation or warranty in relation to the accuracy, completeness, quality or adequacy of any contents of this website. All offers, prices, and conditions of sale may be subject to change without notice.
E-SHABDA will not be responsible for any losses if, for any reason, the debit/credit card, billing address and/or credit card verification number cannot be verified in a timely manner, nor are we responsible for any changes in rates or any other charges that may occur during the verification or billing process.
E-SHABDA will also not be liable to pay any compensation if we (the company) or you (the customer) are forced to cancel the services as a result of situations outside our control which we, could foresee or avoid, even with all due care. For example war or threat of war, civil strike, industrial disputes, natural disaster or terrorist activity.
The information provided by E-SHABDA is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute solicitation or any sort of advice.
Transmission of information is not intended to, and does not constitute, the formation of any sort of relationship between E-SHABDA and any other party.
This website also provides links to other internet sites. E-SHABDA is not responsible for the content of those other sites.
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E-SHABDA’s intellectual property may not be used in connection with any information that is not provided by E-SHABDA, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, or in any manner that disparages E-SHABDA.
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The compilation of the Content on this website is the exclusive property of E-SHABDA and is protected by international copyright law.
You may not mirror any Content contained in this website or any other website or server.
You may not copy, print, download, upload, post or otherwise distribute on this website anything protected by copyright or other proprietary rights unless the owner of the applicable copyright or proprietary right has given you express authorization for such copying, printing, downloading, uploading, posting or distribution on the web.
The unauthorized use, uploading, posting, and/or distribution of Content protected by copyright or other proprietary rights is illegal and may subject the person violating such rights to civil penalties and criminal prosecution. E-SHABDA its officers, directors, employees, agents, administrators and any such similarly situated persons or entities are not liable for damages caused by any infringement resulting from your actions involving copyrighted or proprietary right protected material.
This website is owned by E-SHABDA. Visitors who choose to use this website do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with all laws, rules and regulations applicable to the use of this website and the information, content, material and services contained herein.
Claims relating to this website, to the use of this website, and to the information, content and material available through this website are governed by the laws of India. You hereby unconditionally, voluntarily and irrevocably consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts situated in Ahmedabad, in any claim or dispute concerning, relating to, or arising from this website and any information received through this website.
E-SHABDA AND ITS AFFILIATED PARTIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE. Neither E-SHABDA, nor any of our affiliated parties, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, serving, hosting, maintaining and/or updating this website shall be liable, under any circumstances for any damages, including but not limited to direct indirect, incidental, punitive, and/or consequential damages, and including but not limited to damages arising from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deterioration or corruption of files, deletion or corruption of e-mail, errors, loss of data, loss of profits, defects, viruses, and/or delays, that result from your use of or inability to use this website, resulting from any acts or omissions, including but not limited to acts of God, network failure, hardware or software failure, theft unauthorized access, our negligence or your own errors or omissions, and any other cause, even if E-SHABDA has been advised of the possibility of such damages. You agree that this section applies to all content available through this website. In any jurisdiction where exclusion or limitation of liability for any type of damages is prohibited, E-SHABDA’ liability is limited to the maximum extent allowed by that jurisdiction.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold E-SHABDA and its Affiliated Parties harmless from and against all damages, losses, costs and expenses that E-SHABDA or any of its Affiliated Parties may incur as a result of your use of this website or your use of the Content and other information available through this website.
E-SHABDA recognizes that retaining your trust is one of the most important thing for our business and protecting your privacy is our highest priority.
E-SHABDA is committed to protecting your online privacy while you browse our website.
When you sign up to become a Registered User/Client/Publisher/Purchaser/End user you may be required to provide us with personal information about yourself, such as your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address (collectively, the “Personal Information”). We do not collect any Personal Information from you when you use our website or Platform unless you provide us with the Personal Information voluntarily (for example, by registering to use the Platform, requesting quote/live demo or joining our e-mail list).
In order to submit orders through the Platform, you will be required to provide certain information in addition to the Personal Information noted above. Such information may include a debit card number, credit card number, billing address, and similar information (collectively, the “Billing Information”).
In order to provide access to the Service while you are using a mobile device, we automatically collect geo-location information from your mobile device, your wireless carrier, or certain third-party service providers (“Geo-location Information”). Collection of such Geo-location Information occurs only when the platform is running on your mobile device. You may decline to allow us to collect such Geo-location Information, in which case e-Shabda will not be able to provide certain services to you. Because your Geo-location Information is subject to abuse by others, please be sure to manage your mobile device and privacy preferences on the Platform on an ongoing basis.
In addition to the Personal Information, the Billing Information, and the Geo-location Information, we may collect additional information (collectively, the “Other Information”). Such Other Information may include:
Information that we automatically collect when you use the Platform, such as the type of device from which you access the Platform, your IP addresses, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Platform you visit, what you order, and similar information concerning your use of the Platform.
Generally cookies identify the user and not the computer. Also it is required that if financial transaction are being carried out by the site every transaction is authorized explicitly by the user and no financial information is either cached or stored in cookies.
"Cookies" are pieces of information that are stored by your web browser on your computer's hard disk, for record-keeping purposes. Cookies only identify your computer and not you personally.
How We Use and Disclose Your Personal Information
We use your personal information in the following ways:
If you connect to E-SHABDA through any social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, the information that you will share with those sites is governed by their privacy policies.
We also share your Personal Information with third parties contracted to provide us with marketing and data reporting services who are bound by an obligation of confidentiality and with other third-party marketing partners.
We currently contract with several third-party online partners to help manage and optimize our Internet business and communications. We use the services of third-party marketing companies to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our website. To do this, we use web beacons and cookies provided by such marketing companies in connection with our websites. The information we collect helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see. If you do not want to help us learn how to improve our site, products, offers and marketing strategy, you can "opt-out" of our ability to analyze such data by clicking here..
We may also use or disclose Personal Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public or government authorities (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of our affiliates, you or others; or (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose. In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your geographical location). If we combine any Other Information with Personal Information, the combined information will be treated by us as Personal Information, as long as it is so combined.
E-SHABDA seeks to maintain the integrity and security of your Personal Information. We use industry-standard protocols while receiving and transferring your Personal Information.
We seek to store your Personal Information in secure operating environments that are not accessible to the general public. We also ensure that the security measures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your Personal Information by our employees or third parties, however, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage environment can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot give an absolute assurance that the information you provide to us will be secure at all times. E-SHABDA will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorized access to your Personal Information. We will rely on you for telling us if you experience any unusual events that may indicate a breach in your information security. We will then seek to investigate whether the security breach was related to the data transmissions from our website and let you know what steps can be taken to rectify the problem. Further action, such as reporting incidents to the police or other proper authorities, may also be required.
Our website may contain links to other Internet websites. We encourage contributors and other third parties to implement policies and practices that respect your privacy. We are not, however, responsible for any other website’s privacy practices or website content.
We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by E-SHABDA. Inclusion of any linked website on our website does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by us. If you decide to leave our website and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk
A Cygnet Infotech venture, e-Shabda is a part of our effort to bring the benefits of digital publishing to Indian language publishers and authors. While the global publishing industry is making the most of e-publishing, authors and publishers of Gujarati and other regional languages do not have any way of reaching out to the massive online audience of Indian readers. Through e-Shabda, we want to:
To achieve these goals, we offer end-to-end e-publishing solutions: right from converting a book to the proper eBook format to distributing, marketing and securing it, we take care of all the stages in the cycle. To further these efforts, we have set up Indian-Ebooks.com, an open platform where all associated publishers can sell books, and from where any reader can purchase books.
By using the internationally accepted standard UNICODE fonts and creating eBooks in the standard formats, we ensure that readers can read Indian language books on most e-readers, mobile phones and tablets.
The originator of e-Shabda, Apurva Ashar has a 24 years of experience in publishing Gujarati books, and he brought to life thousands of books by top Gujarati writers. Along with his in-depth knowledge of the publishing industry, he has decades of software development experience. Using these two disparate skillsets, he plans to revolutionize the regional languages digital publishing industry in India.
During the first stage, the e-Shabda portal will offer 300-500 Gujarati eBooks from five associated publishers: Navjivan Trust, Gurjar Grantha, AMA Publications, Image Publications and Saarthak Prakashan. We plan to extend the services to more publishers and authors soon.